Let’s tick off ten things that make
this conservative embarrassed by the modern conservative movement:
1. A poorly educated ex-sportwriter who served half of one term of an
minor state governorship is
prominently featured as a - if not the - leading
prospect for the GOP’s 2012 Presidential nomination.
2. Tom Tancredo calling President
Obama "the greatest threat to the United States today"” and arguing
that he be impeached. Bad public policy is not a
high crime nor a misdemeanor, and the casual assertion
that pursuing liberal policies - however
misguided - is an impeachable offense is just nuts...
6. The anti-science and anti-intellectualism that pervade the movement.
7. Trying to pretend Afghanistan is
Patterico says the foregoing are "reasons that conservatives should not
support the Republican party,"
not reasons for being embarrassed about being a conservative.
Fair enough. I'd accept that as a friendly amendment, but we're not
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